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Small Business

Your 2020 Event and Trade Show Calendar

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Topics: Small Business, Restaurants

January 28, 2020

The swag. The sampling. The endless networking. Trade shows are the ultimate place to not only do business but also showcase your brand, educate yourself on what’s trending, and do research on your competitors—all under one roof. Here are all the major trade shows that SpotOn is hitting in 2020. We hope you’ll join us when we’re in a city near you, or better yet, give you a great excuse for planning your next trip!

Mid America Restaurant Expo, February 23 - 24

Mid-America Restaurant Expo

Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio

Put on by the Ohio Restaurant Association, with over 4,000+ experts, exhibitors, and operators from the Midwest, the Mid America Restaurant Expo is a place for everyone to come together and discuss current trends and topics facing the restaurant industry. The show also features an exhibit hall filled with the latest technology, products, and tools for restaurants and food service providers.

 Find us at Spot #642 

International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York, March 8 - 10


Javits Center, New York, New York

The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York is the Northeast’s largest food and beverage experience, cordially hosted by the New York Restaurant Association. Attendees can sample food and drink, enjoy culinary demonstrations, and take notes at educational sessions at this all-encompassing restaurant show.

 Find us at Spot #1503

Ocean City Spring Trade Expo, March 8 - 9


Ocean City Convention Center, Ocean City, Maryland

Produced by the Non-Profit Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association, the Ocean City Spring Trade Expo gives hospitality buyers and sellers the opportunity to gather to solidify relationships, network, and learn from one another. Attendees can also witness innovative product demonstrations while sipping and sampling.

 Find us at Spot #904

Nightclub and Bar Show, March 30 - April 1


Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

Grab your party pants for the largest expo in the bar and restaurant industry. The Nightclub and Bar Show is a one-stop shop that showcases all the tools nightclubs and bars need to increase efficiency and boost profit, such as cutting-edge technology, new products, and products for taking advantage of the latest trends.

  Find us at Spot #431

America’s Beauty Show, April 18 - 20


McCormick Place West, Chicago, Illinois

Get inspired, educated, and excited for America’s Beauty Show, three action-packed days that bring together salon owners, cosmetologists, colorists, estheticians, nail technicians, beauty enthusiasts, and students to celebrate why they do what they do.

 Find us at Spot #1668

Northwest Food Show, April 19 - 20

Northwest Food Show

Portland Expo Center, Portland, Oregon

Taste, watch, and learn all under one roof. The Northwest Food Show is presented in part by the Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association, and is the largest foodservice and beverage exhibition in the Pacific Northwest.

 Find us at Spot #210

Transact by ETA , April 27 - 30


Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada

Explore the latest in technology, trends, and business within the world of payments at Transact by ETA. With over 3,000 attendees and 200 exhibitors, this trade show is sure to provide you value that can tangibly move your business forward.

Find us at Spot #1110

National Restaurant Association Show, May 16 - 19


McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois

Find what feeds you at the hospitality industry’s premier event of the year, the National Restaurant Association Show. Hosting over 2400 exhibitors and serving up delicious inspiration for all aspects in the restaurant business, there’s something for everyone at this show.

 Find us at Spot #12605

TRA Marketplace, June 14 - 15


Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas, Texas

Proudly presented by the Texas Restaurant Association, the TRA Marketplace is the place to be for bettering your restaurant business. There are Texas-sized opportunities to be discovered on every aisle, in every meeting, at every cocktail hour, and during every conversation.

 Find us at Spot #830

If you are a business operator who is interested in attending one of these shows as a SpotOn guest, drop us a line at hospitality@spoton.com!

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